October 12th, 2015 Dear Secretary Clinton: Economic policy and income inequality are guaranteed to be two of the main themes of the 2016 presidential election. One way that you can fight for working families this election cycle is to stand up for a $15 minimum wage. You have repeatedly spoken highly of the Fight for […]
Take a look at Ralph’s op-ed that ran in the Boston Globe!
Check out Ralph’s column about the 2016 candidates and the minimum wage in the Huffington Post!
President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. September 4, 2014 Dear President Obama, After years of advocacy by citizen and labor groups, your party has finally made raising the minimum wage for tens of millions of American workers an election issue for the coming midterms. The question remains, though: will […]
During a recent talk at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson indicated his support for legislation in Congress to raise the federal minimum wage. “I will tell you we will support legislation that moves forward,” he said. Later in the talk, Mr. Thompson continued, “McDonald’s will be fine. We’ll manage through […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Pete Davis, Time for a Raise campaign / 347-453-3135 / [email protected] LABOR SCHOLARS, WOMEN’S GROUPS, AND WALMART ACTIVISTS CHALLENGE HILLARY CLINTON TO USE HER WALMART INFLUENCE TO RAISE WOMEN’S WAGES Dozens of labor scholars, women’s groups, and Walmart activists issued a letter today asking Hillary Clinton to use her deep Walmart […]